Articles tagged with 'ice dams' | State Farm

Good Neighbor Stories (ice dams)

2024
January
09,
2024
| 15:02 PM America/Chicago
A new year and winter season ushers in a reminder about winter weather awareness for frozen pipes and ice dams. Each can become a large concern for destructive water and structural damage.From August 2022 to August 2023, State Farm paid out over $806...
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2021
November
22,
2021
| 11:18 AM America/Chicago
“It’s going to freeze tonight. Let’s get the cabinets open and the faucets dripping.”That is a sentence many people probably heard their mothers and fathers say growing up thinking it was just an “old tale”. Unfortunately in February of 2021, many of...
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2020
January
23,
2020
| 14:59 PM America/Chicago
Frozen water pipes are a problem in both cold and warmer climates, affecting a quarter-million families each winter, and it can happen in homes with both plastic and copper pipes. When a house's water pipes freeze, the situation is not as simple as c...
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2019
January
24,
2019
| 13:09 PM America/Chicago
Extreme cold temperatures can create costly problems for property owners. State Farm claims data shows that losses related to frozen pipes in 2018 totaled more than $270 million, an increase of more than $162 million from 2017. If the outside tempera...
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